What grabs the attention of scouts and coaches during a showcase? HEAT! The infamous radar gun has helped and hurt players earn roster spots, scholarships, and improve their draft stock. If that reading does not catch their eye forget it, more than likely you won’t get a second look.
RUNNING BACKWARDS: Training Yourself Off The Mound
Baseball has always been behind the times in the training world. Performing only band work as their form of strength training, claiming weights would make them too tight or bulky and running long distances because pitchers need “endurance” to pitch. All this couldn’t be further from the truth. Let’s drop this old school mentality. It’s hurting baseball players.